by Helen Ellerman
Connie Locke, pastor of the Schell City United Methodist Church, attended a retreat at the Spiritual Life Center at Belling, KS, a suburb of Wichita, KS, Sunday, April 14, through Friday, April 19. It was put on by the Upper Room. She said it was a very interesting retreat.
Ada Waites, who lived in the Harwood area for several years, passed away Friday, April 19. Funeral services were held for her Tuesday, April 16, at the Lewis Hoagland Funeral Home at Schell City with burial at the Greenlawn Cemetery at Schell. The community extends sympathy to the family.
Frances Lewis’s cousins, Bob and Thelma Roe, of El Dorado Springs took her to eat at the Schell City Café Friday, April 19. The Bishops of El Dorado Springs were with them.
Mike Burton of Higginsville was here to spend some time with his grandma, Frances Lewis, and other relatives in the area.
Those having dinner at the Chinese Chef at Nevada Sunday, April 21, after church were Pastor Connie Locke, Jewell and Helen Ellerman, Frances Lewis, Mike Burton, Gary Joe Dunn and Gayle Grinder. They ate at Nevada because Madalyn’s Kitchen was closed because Madalyn has been ill for several days.
Church service was held at the Harwood Baptist Church Sunday, April 21. Brother Cliff Bennett’s sermon “The Gate” was taken from Matthew 7:13-28.
Church service was held at the Schell City United Methodist Church Sunday, April 21. Pastor Connie Locke’s sermon “Deep Impact” was taken from John 10:22-30. Sunday School was held before church. Jeanie O’Brien led the lesson “Living With Hope” taken from I Thessalonians 4:13-5:11.
The Schell City/Harwood United Methodist Women starting working in the church basement Tuesday morning from 9-11 a.m. Donations can be brought at this time and volunteers are welcome.